Private Environment of a House with a Courtyard: An Example of the House Located in Kemer in Turkey

  • Jerzy Charytonowicz
  • Alicja MaciejkoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1214)


The article discusses the characteristics of functional and spatial solutions of a house no 86 in the village Kemer Mahallesi in Turkey taking into account the closed nature of the building in which the inner courtyard was created. Aspects of private space and the environment that is created in the house and the courtyard separated from the street by walls is analyzed. Closed, intermediate space is not a phenomenon commonly used in the residential architecture of Europe. Does isolation of space have a negative impact on users’ feelings or, on the contrary, creates a space where the sense of privacy and security is strengthened? An analysis of the house with the presentation of the functional layout, technical condition analysis, architectural details, construction and interior design solutions is also included.


Private space Turkish house Closed house Interiors Introversion architecture Quality of life Human factors 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Angelus Silesius University of Applies Sciences in WalbrzychWalbrzychPoland
  2. 2.Faculty of ArchitectureWroclaw University of Science and TechnologyWroclawPoland
  3. 3.Institute of Architecture and Urban PlanningUniversity of Zielona GoraZielona GoraPoland

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